NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 28: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West attend the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
3:40 PM 03/30/2018
Baseball announcer and noted personality Tim Kurkjian covered the Cubs vs. Marlins during the MLBs opening day on Thursday.
During a lull in the game (there are many), Kurkjian opted to go into a brief monologue about his lack of musical knowledge.
“Werent you and that Pitbull guy tight last year?” one announcer brings up.
“Over came Pitbull, who gave me this complicated handshake which I couldnt even figure out,” Kurkjian says. “And thank goodness he didnt ask me whats my favorite song of his because I didnt even know who he was! I need to get out of the house a little bit more, I think thats fairly obvious.”
“Just update the playlist a little bit too,” Karl Ravech chimes in. “You need some DJ Khaled on there.”
“I wasnt sure who he was, I thought Lynyrd Skynyrd was a guy, I thought his name was Len I didnt know it was a band,” Kurkjian continues. “I thought Jethro Tull was a guy, instead of a band. And — this is really bad — for a very short time in my life, a short time, I wasnt sure if Kanye West was a man or a woman. Thats how bad I am at music.”
— ESPN (@espn) March 29, 2018
Youve got to respect a guy who is so deeply entrenched in baseball that he never brings his head up for air. Hes just plugged into the baseball world, 24/7. Even during the relatively short offseason, hes plugged in. Lynyrd Skynyrd? Never heard of them. Kanye West? If he cant toss a ball hes wasting Kurkjians time. Next.
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